Our YMCA Instructors will support and motivate you through professionally designed group and water fitness classes.
Scroll down to see our members' Top 10 Favorite Group Fitness Classes at the East Belleville YMCA.
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OUR MEMBERS' TOP 10 FAVORITE GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
Designed especially for Active Older Adults, this chair-based class uses Yoga postures to increase flexibility and reduce stress.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. This class can be adapted by the student depending on their fitness level and abilities. It is suitable for beginning to intermediate skill levels.
Slow progression encouraging balance and harmony in your mind, body and spirit. A sequence of movements that combines meditation and tranquility.
Les Mills BODYPUMP®
A strength training program where we integrate high-repetition movements, with light to moderate weights, to deliver a total body workout. Throughout this class, you’ll burn calories, build strength, and be motivated by popular music and an inspirational instructor. This class is not about building bulk; it’s about developing lean, toned muscles. You’ll use a step and weights during this program.
A full-body, low-impact workout that is great for those new to the pool or beginning a new fitness journey.
The ultimate dance-fitness party set to Latin and world rhythms. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.
Suitable for all, this classic cardio workout gets you moving on and off a step platform, with or without risers.
A complete body conditioning class that uses the “PowerHouse” muscles of the abdomen, lower back, hips and glutes, while lengthening the muscles. Form and principles of Pilates are based on the philosophy that mind and body must work together in order to achieve overall fitness.
Les Mills BODYBALANCE®
Les Mills BODYBALANCE ® is a new generation yoga class that will improve your mind, your body, and your life.
PiYo Live ®
Combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. In every class, music and moves sync in a way that pushes you past your perceived limits, to reach your fitness goals faster.
8 Tips Before Your First Spin Class
Spin class is a great indoor cardiovascular exercise routine that anyone can join in on. Deciding to go to an indoor cycling class for the first time may be intimidating, but it’s a fun and rewarding experience. With a few tips on how to get prepared for your first class and what to expect, you'll be ready to start cycling!
What Is Les Mills?
We all know it can be hard to find the motivation to work out some days. But what if you could hop out of bed excited about your daily exercise class? Les Mills hopes to make this dream a reality by offering modern group workout programs that make fitness more enjoyable and accessible.
Les Mills classes fuse science, movement and music with the latest exercise trends and technology to deliver a workout experience that will change your outlook on exercise.